An anchored chromosome-scale genome assembly of spinach improves annotation and reveals extensive gene rearrangements in euasterids

by Sequentia Biotech SL

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) is a member of the Caryophyllales family, a basal eudicot asterid that consists of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris), quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.), and...

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The impact of chromosomal fusions on 3D genome folding and recombination in the germ line

by Sequentia Biotech SL

The spatial folding of chromosomes inside the nucleus has regulatory effects on gene expression, yet the impact of genome reshuffling on this organization remains unclear.

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Transcriptome-wide expression profiling of Sporothrix schenckii yeast and mycelial forms and the establishment of the Sporothrix Genome DataBase

by Sequentia Biotech SL

Sporothrix schenckii is a dimorphic fungus existing as mould in the environment and as yeast in the host. The morphological shift between mycelial/yeast phases is crucial for its virulence, but the tr...

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Whole genome SNPs discovery in Nero Siciliano pig

by Sequentia Biotech SL

Autochthonous pig breeds represent an important genetic reserve to be utilized mainly for the production of typical products.

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Human body mostly composed of just five major groups of cell

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

Scientists around the world have today published the results of the third phase of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) in Nature. The international consortium of approximately 500 scientists con...

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SARS-CoV-2 detected in waste waters in Barcelona on March 12, 2019

by Universitat de Barcelona

COVID-19 was announced in Wuhan (China) in early December in 2019 and it would reach every place worldwide later, including Europe. The first case in Europe was announced in France in late January 202...

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Novel Genome Editing Technologies: first report of consumers attitude towards the use of these technologies

by Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas CBGP

The Norwegian GENEinnovate consortium has published the first report on Norwegian consumers attitudes towards the use of gene editing in livestock and crop plants in Norwegian agriculture and aquacult...

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Multi-targeted CRISPR-based genome engineering has been used to successfully generate adoptive anti-cancer T cells

by OncoDNA

Most cancers are recognized and attacked by the immune system but can progress owing to tumor-mediated immunosuppression and immune evasion mechanisms.

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The most comprehensive map of cancer genomes to date reveals mutations decades before a tumour appears

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

An international team of scientists had today published 23 studies in the Nature journals, describing the most comprehensive map of cancer genomes from 38 types of tumours to date. The results are an ...

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Scientists build a ‘Hubble Space Telescope’ to study the evolution of life through genome sequences

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

A new tool that simultaneously compares 1.4 million genetic sequences can classify how species are related to each other at far larger scales than previously possible. Described today in Nature Biotec...

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Like an instruction manual, the genome groups genes together for convenience

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Scientists at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona shed light on how the genome organizes groups of genes linked to specific processes, like the release of toxins They carried out a...

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